Definition of tyrannosaurid
: any of a family (Tyrannosauridae) of large bipedal carnivorous theropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous in North America and central and eastern Asia having forelegs reduced in size and including the tyrannosaur
Origin and Etymology of tyrannosaurid
New Latin Tyrannosauridae, from Tyrannosaurus
First Known Use: 1966See Words from the same year
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